four-poster

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four-post·er

(fôr′pō′stər)
n.
A bed having tall corner posts originally intended to support curtains or a canopy.

four-poster

n
(Furniture) a bed with posts at each corner supporting a canopy and curtains. Also called: four-poster bed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.four-poster - a bed with posts at the four corners that can be used to support a canopy or curtainsfour-poster - a bed with posts at the four corners that can be used to support a canopy or curtains
bed - a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"
leg - one of the supports for a piece of furniture
Translations

four-poster

[ˈfɔːˌpəʊstəʳ] N (also four-poster bed) → cama f de columnas

four-poster

[ˈfɔːˌpəʊstəʳ] n (also four-poster bed) → letto a baldacchino
References in classic literature ?
I lay in my clothes on an old four-poster bed. And my enemies were standing over me in a group.
And rather than give you hope Charles, it should make you realise - as you are tucked up in one of your four-poster beds - that such obscene unfairness is why we have riots and revolutions.
When it comes to trends, florals, four-poster beds and shabby-chic are all popular, but jostling for your attention are sleek, grey-blue, modern-looking rooms, with a very clean, angular, future-gazing feel.
When it comes to trends, florals, four-poster beds and shabby-chic are all currently popular, but jostling for your attention are sleek, grey-blue, modern-looking rooms, with a very clean, angular, futuregazing feel.
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Lucy Engwell, Habitat's marketing and visual communications manager, says: "Four-poster beds not only give off a sense of luxury but add beauty and style to a room.
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